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Christian P. Smith





B.S., University of Maryland (College Park, MD), Information Systems Management and Economics, 1983

Professional Skills 

  • business applications
  • business development
  • proposal management and development
  • business architecture
  • business process reengineering
  • law enforcement software development
  • medical system software development
  • occupational health and safety software development
  • project management
  • security system development
  • system and program analysis
  • system and software engineering

Professional Experience

AT&T Government Solutions (Formerly GRC International) Vienna, VA, 7/90-Present

District Manager. Mr. Smith is Currently a senior member of the Capture Management Support Organization for AT&T. He is directly responsible for capturing new business through the proposal development process. In this assignment he was responsible for integrating both GRC Internationalís proposal development process with that of AT&Tís. As part of the effort he has developed a repeatable process for developing the proposals, by establishing a standard proposal knowledge management repository of Corporateion past experience, resumes, standard management and technical solutions. Through this effort he has reduced the proposal development effort over thirty percent. In addition, to being responsible for the overall capture process of the Senior Technical Staff, and provides management and system engineering support to a variety of programs within Special Operations for AT&T Government Solutions, Inc. Some of the programs included the Department of Energy Office of Civilian Radioactive Waist Management (OCRWM), American Council on Education, Department of Treasury, U.S. Army, other DoD agencies, and Ford Motor Company. He is currently District Manager to Special Operations under Enterprise Solutions Business Unit (ESBU). Mr. Smith is responsible for the implementation and execution of the Special Programs within his business unit. These programs include areas such as accessibility and usability of Electronic Information Technologies (EIT) for people with disabilities as defined under the Rehabilitation Act (Section 508) and the Telecommunication Act (Section 255), implementation of new business processes and defining business strategies, policies and procedures for Federal Government agencies and departments. In addition, he is responsible for coordinating and integrating new technologies within ESBU. Mr. Smith recently was responsible for the implementation of a Business Process Reengineering (BPR) and Technology Enablement program under DOE OCRWM. This recent assignment required a full BPR effort for the Yucca Mountainís information management domain, to include the implementation of an automated knowledge and records management system. As District Manager for Special Operations, he provided wide range of information engineering services to corporations such as the Ford Motor Company, Critix, Informatica and Networks Appliances. In addition he is responsible for the ESBU Business Process Reengineering (BPR) training and implementation program. He oversaw all technical and administrative aspects for the Special Operations group. He is responsible for ensuring that all contractual work is executed in accordance with approved schedules and within a multimillion dollar budget, as well as for system and software re-engineering, development, integration and implementation of large e-business web based applications to include portal development.

Under a previous assignment Mr. Smith was responsible for the development of the overall functional enterprise architecture for the Armyís Global Combat System Support (GCSS-Army) applications. Under this assignment he was directly responsible for all requirements engineering activities that included the reengineering of many of the processes and activities performed by logistic personnel. As part of the pre-deployment activity for the program Mr. Smith headed up the deployment team that defined all activities associated with the maintenance and change management of the system to include training, automated help desk support, and operational support.

Before being assigned to ESBU Mr. Smith was responsible for Commercial Information Engineering Services. Under this assignment he was responsible for the development and implementation of a wide range of technologies to include Occupational Health and Safety, Medical Module and other business applications using PowerBuilder 4GL and Oracle RDBMS. The business applications analysis and designs have ranged from developing stand-alone systems operating on an Intel P5 PC-based system under Windows 95 and Windows 2000 to applications that operate within a three tier Client Server Architecture using the RISC system technology. In addition, he designed applications using Ada as the high order language (HOL) and operating on X-terminals running under a POSIX compliant operating system. Additional responsibilities have included the design and implementation of C++, dBASE, FORTRAN, COBOL and 4GL programs to port on a variety of hardware platforms ranging from the IBM mainframes, to the P5 Intel-based systems. One of Mr. Smith past assignments were acting as the chief system design engineer for AT&T and the proposed SBIS automated system. The SBIS program included the Sustaining Base Automated Information System for acting Army activities. The system design concept consists of a total Open System Environment (OSE), using a client-server architecture and modular software technology involving C++ as the HOL and a POSIX compliant operating system. Mr. Smith has been responsible for a number of different systems including approval of system and software engineering design, development, integration, and implementation.

Computer Based Systems, Inc., 9/85-7/90

9/85-7/90. Mr. Smith was Project Manager for the Graphic Information Presentation System (GIPSYmate) project within the Defense Communications Agency/Joint Data Systems Support Center (DCA/JDSSC) program. He managed the microcomputer GIPSYmate software 15-member development team and several subcontractors for both the current system and the Ada redesign, which uses DoD-STD-2167A and other DoD standards in a classified environment. Mr. Smith oversaw all technical and administrative aspects of the project, ensuring that all work is executed in accordance with approved schedules and within the $2.4 million budget under the DCS/JDSSC contract. He identified problem areas in executing assigned tasks and discussed and resolved them with the customer. He briefed CBSI corporate management on the status of the GIPSYmate project and keeps them informed of any budget or technical problems in executing the contract. He ensured that all members of development maintained an active security awareness and followed all applicable security procedures for a classified environment. He maintained an amicable working relationship with JDSSC personnel and management while performing assignments. He was the Proposal Manager for CBSI company-wide business development and marketing, and coordinated proposal development.

Mr. Smith was Staff Analyst and Senior Project Leader for the Data Transfer/ Communications portion of a Census Bureau project. He conducted an in-depth analysis for data entry software, researching and evaluating the data entry software vendors that will be used to support the 1990 Census. He conducted requirements analyses on how data will be exchanged between Census field offices.

Mr. Smith was Development Manager for the Model 204 Collection Management Information System design and implementation project for the Office of Surface Mining, Department of the Interior. He managed the six-member development team and all technical and administrative aspects of this project. He developed the integrated information system using the relational Model 204 database management system.

Mr. Smith was Project Team Leader of an eight-member team, developing and maintaining a Data Manager IV/Transaction Processor System for the United States Secret Services (USSS). This was an interactive on-line transaction processing system that handled the scheduling, deployment, and time reporting requirements of the USSS Uniformed Division. He oversaw the technical and administrative aspects of this project.

Mr. Smith was a Systems Analyst for an Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS) project for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He studied ASCS data requirements and developed a conceptual database as a member of the design team.

Unified Industries, Inc., 8/84-9/85

Mr. Smith was a Systems Analyst for the Metrology and System Support Division, applying analytical skills in support of the Strategic System Program Office. He executed programming revisions and updates from conception to implementation.

Hadron, Inc., 6/84-8/84

Mr. Smith was a Systems Analyst for the Systems Product Group. He assisted in the development of an automated dispatching and management information system for law enforcement, public safety, and other municipal services using a wide variety of mini and microcomputers. Supported users in West Coast, Midwest, and East Coast regions, which included helping to coordinate regional and annual user group meetings and producing a monthly user group newsletter. He investigated and resolved users' problems, including determining major changes in computer programs and designing, testing, debugging, and documenting programs. He developed and marketed training courses and related manuals and follow-on training courses for existing clients. He developed secure information processing systems for law enforcement agencies.

Advanced Technology, Inc., 5/83-6/84

Mr. Smith was the on-site Project Manager for a five-member staff at the Department of Education. He used his managerial skills to improve the overall operations of the Production Office for the Pell Grant Disbursement System and conducted system analyses by providing problem identification and resolution. He collected and analyzed statistical data on system performance. He developed production manuals and formulated and implemented production management standards.

United States Capitol Police, 1/74-5/83

Mr. Smith was a Police Officer/Analyst in the Communications, Surveillance, and Records Division. He conducted comprehensive systems analyses on computerized surveillance systems for the U.S. Capitol and other Congressional buildings. He developed security procedures for the intrusion detection system for the U.S. Capital building and evaluated additional security procedures for the physical security of Congressional buildings. He developed a technical manual for the surveillance program. He collected statistical data and analyzed information to prepare reports and update computerized personnel and equipment files. He performed law enforcement activities, including investigation of complaints and crimes and questioning witnesses and suspects.

Computer Experience


Apollo, CD-ROM Hardware, Data General, DEC/VAX, Epson, Hewlett Packard, Honeywell, IBM 370 Class, IBM 3083, IBM 3090, IBM 9370, Intel based architecture PCs and compatibles, IBM PS/2, Optical Disk Hardware, Optical Storage Devices, OSI,


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